The Himes continue their free annual deaf camps. Your comments and ideas on historic events are welcome. We are fortunate to have so many resources available for education of American Sign Language. (Cochlear Implants) Worldwide over 30,000 individuals with Cochlear implants (1999 – Over 3,000 cochlear implants) FDA approved cochlear implants in children as young as one-year. 1817  Everett “Silent” Rattan won 109 straight wrestling matches as a deaf wrestler. 2011 – Hands for Christ Ministry started over 200 deaf church ministries. In 1910 he filmed American Sign Language. -- UNAD Best Actress Award. The Deaf referred to her as the “Lady in the Circle.” This opened the doors for many other TV programs and churches to provide interpreters for the Deaf. Socrates discusses innate intelligence, and claims that Deaf people are incapable of language and ideas. Silent Word Ministries relocated from the Bill Rice Ranch in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, to Trenton, Georgia. Dr. Ted Camp, Founder, Silent Word Ministries. Spokane Art Association awarded a silver medal in 1928    The Montana Clarke Western Art Gallery & Museum in Montana features his bronzes, paintings, Carvings, & pictures. The first Catholic school for the deaf. 77 AD – Pliny the Elder published his Natural History. He also served as president of Deaf Baptist Fellowship of America. Jean, his wife, stated that his desire was to be buried in Brazil. 1994 – Technology! fax: +372 655 2510. 1890 – British Deaf Association was founded. Sons Luke and Eddie now directors. He first taught at New York School for the Deaf then returned to Gallaudet in 1895. He was widely attributed for developing the hand count and signals of safe, out, balls and strikes for umpires in baseball. 1996 – Religious! Albert Berg (deaf) accepted an offer to coach football at Purdue University. 1995 – News! 1873  These laws protected deaf people from being cursed by others but prevent the deaf from participating fully in rituals of the Temple. The multi-year rate allows  VRS providers to increase numbers of deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals who use American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate. She initiated this idea and BATOD’s Steering Group and National Executive Council welcomed it. The first telecommunications relay service was established by Converse Communications of Connecticut. Contact: [email protected]. 1947 – (Gallaudet) Alpha Sigma Pi Fraternity founded on campus. King Jordan’s successor as president. 1880 –  The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) was established in Cincinnati, Ohio. 1964 – Technology! 1981 – Jack Gannon published Deaf Heritage. Aristotle's Beliefs In 355 B.C., Aristotle stated that Deaf people were not educated. 1851 – Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet died September 10, 1851. He supported oralism, but used finger spelling to teach speech and literacy. The History of Deaf Culture and Sign Language by Carol Padden and Tom Humphries. This film is now regarded as one of the most important documents in Deaf history. This was one of the first known deaf camp. 1847 - American Annals of the Deaf first proposes the idea of higher education for the Deaf. (Gallaudet) Elizabeth Peet joined female faculty as Dean of Women. An auxiliary in 1910 for women and then admitted women as full members in 1951. WMS mission is to take the Gospel to Deaf people around the world. This two-handed method is also used in Australia, England and other area countries. of the Deaf. He published those handshapes and publicized its use for 1755 – 1760 Samuel Heinicke established the first oral school for the deaf in Germany. overturn a March 6 decision of the Board of Trustees to appoint Elisabeth Ann Zinser as president of Gallaudet University. 1998 – Technology! The establishment of a National Technical Institute for the Deaf. 1910 – News! 1855 – Iowa School for the Deaf opened in Council Bluffs. Sports Hall of Fame as an outstanding athlete who excelled in football, basketball, and baseball during 1963-1967. Luther H. Taylor (deaf) played on the 1905 New York Giants team which won the World Series. His successor was the Abbe Roch Concurrou (Curcurran) Sicard (1742-1822). 2004 – Religious! Marlee Matlin (Deaf) won an Oscar for her first ever movie performance. This is recorded in a single passage of the Natural History by Roman author Pliny the Elder. King Jordan was appointed the president of Gallaudet. from Baylor University. President Dwight Eisenhower signed PL-85-905 which established  Captioned Films for the Deaf. (Gallaudet) First women admitted to Gallaudet College on conditional basis. 1854 – Michigan School for the Deaf opened in Flint. 1867 ~ The first major oral school in the United States – the Clark School for the Deaf in Northampton, Massachusetts – opens. 1984 – Technology! 1620 The British Government recognizes British Sign Language as a bona-fide language. It is the first state association of the Deaf. 1858 – Alabama School for the Deaf opened in Talladega. Up until now, Aristotle's claim that Deaf people were dumb and did not have the ability to reason stood unchallenged. The theater of the deaf went on their first national tour in 1967. 1961 – William Ellsworth Hoy died on December 15, 1961. “Dummy” Hoy was considered as the forefather of “Sports Hand Signals.” He finished his career in Los  Angeles after playing a record 1,792 professional baseball games. It was established first in Edinburgh, Scotland then moved to England. 1662 – Dr. John Wallis taught Whaley, a deaf man, to read and write. 1990 –  News! degree and earned his Master’s degree in 1893. Eugene Kimmel is now in Heaven. (Gallaudet) Edward Merrill became the fourth president of Gallaudet College. He showed that the Deaf could read lips, understand speech, and read, without the ability to hear. 1966 – Religious! Technology helped shape the way deaf and hard-of-hearing communicate – Sorenson Communications. He used this methodology so the deaf could be integrated with hearing society. 2007 – Technology! American Athletic Association of the Deaf sponsored the 10th International Games for the Deaf in Washington, DC. Alberti, a German physician, published the first book of any kind specifically regarding deafness: Discourse on Deafness and Speechlessness. 1885 – Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind opened in St. Augustine. It is the most known and read journal about deafness and services for the He believed Deaf people were rational and capable of  thought, even though they lacked speech. 1984 – Sports! President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Public Law 89-36, which provided  establishment and operation of a National Technical Institute for the Deaf. 2004 – Started the Tshwane Deaf Baptist Church in Pretoria. 1968 – Religious! 355. 1807 – Rev. (Gallaudet) Gallaudet purchased the personal library of Charles Baker of England. 1945 – Sports! 1883 – Scranton School for Deaf  (Pennsylvania School for the Deaf) opened in Scranton. The men considered them of somewhat an intrusion. 1789 – Abbe de l’Epee died. Commanding the highest art of the sculptor, his children of silence have placed his statue here in commemoration of his grand work in their behalf. Deaf History Timeline ASL and Deaf People in America 1847 American Annals for the Deaf Publishes 1st Issue American Annals of the Deaf is a professional journal about educating the deaf and hard of hearing. Girolamo, a physician, taught his son a set of symbols and showed that Deaf people had the ability to reason. The law also protects people with a history impairment and those who are regarded as having such an impairment. She was later chosen to teach Helen Keller. Ponce’s work would be replicated in other small-scale schools throughout Europe, but state sponsorship of deaf education would begin only in the 18th century. 355 BC. He earned the gold medal at the men’s 4x 200-meter freestyle relay. In 1892 he earned a B.A. The fate of the deaf in Nazi Germany…few are aware that during the Nazi era human beings – men, women, and children–with impaired hearing were sterilized against their will, and that many of the deaf were also murdered. Education: St. John’s School for the Deaf. DBFA – Deaf Baptist Fellowship of America was founded by Dr. John Clark. To name the most famous, Ludwig van Beethoven 1000 BC – Hebrew law provided that the Deaf have limited rights to property and marriage. He signed his name, “Cutapuis,” which means “The-Man-Who-Talks-Not.” In 1918 American Art Galleries awarded him a gold medal for bear sculpture. 1954 – News! She married in 1821 to Thomas H. Gallaudet. He created lovely portraits, and statuettes. It included improved video quality and deaf-friendly features like visual caller ID, a pan/tilt/zoom camera, a new interface and remote control. Stokoe published his findings about sign language as a legit language. By celebrating our achievements and recognizing our obstacles, we may confidently invest in our future. New York School for the Deaf (1818); Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (1820); Kentucky School for the Deaf (1823); Ohio School for the Deaf (1829); Virginia School for the Deaf (1839); Florida School for the Deaf (1883); Kansas School for the Deaf (December 9, 1861) College, 1864 1968 – Technology! Contact: [email protected], 2001 – Religious! 1980 – News! 1852 – Wisconsin School for the Deaf opened in Delavan. 1884 – The “Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb” is established, holding its first services at the Baptist Lecture Hall in Little Collins St, Melbourne. Contact: [email protected] (See 1977 for more updated info). 1865 – Empire State Association of the Deaf formed. First Miss Deaf America was Ann Billington who was also Miss Gallaudet. 1831 – Alice Cogswell died at the age of 25 years old. President Bush was the signer of the 1990 American Disability Act (ADA) which also protects Deaf people  disabilities. 1892 – News! Then I thought why not compile Deaf history and heritage to also include secular,  sports, technology, religious, missions and news events. It was the nation’s first indoor swimming pool. Please Note: Your suggests, corrections, updates and comments are welcomed. Bush died November 30, 2018, Houston, TX – Born June 12, 1924, Milton, MA. These books showed the use of manual signs but did not refer directly to the sign language of the Deaf. He received B.A. 2003 – The British Government recognized British Sign Language (BSL) (a two hand sign language) as a bona-fide language. 1875 – Deaf Mutes’ Journal published. 1776 – Charles Michel Abbe de l’Eppe published “Instruction of deaf and dumb by means of methodical signs.”. (Gallaudet) Deaf women students established a basketball team. American Sign Language, or ASL, is one of the most widely used sign languages in the world. He published a Mexican Sign Language book and video. 1934 – Sports! 1871 – News! 1990 – Missions! 1859 – St. Mary’s School for the Deaf opened in Buffalo, New York. 1964 – Technology! 1960 1892 – Cleveland Day School for the Deaf opened in Ohio. Contact: BillRiceRanch.org. Carter Bearden, B.D., Th.M attended Gallaudet College. Phil Bravin took over as chair of the Board and I. 2010 – Gallaudet University Press published book on deaf people in the Holocaust, “Crying Hands“ by Horst Biesold. Robert P. McGregor said: “With the appearance of Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet upon the scene, the history of the deaf of this country begins. 1861 – News! 1902 – Helen Keller earned a BA degree cum laude at Radcliffe College. This club is now called the Melbourne Deaf Cricket Club and is one of the oldest deaf sport clubs in the world, if not the oldest. The World Federation for the Deaf and Blind is founded. Gallaudet won 7-6. american-sign-language.com/famous-deaf-people.html 1000 BC – Hebrew law provided that the Deaf have limited rights to property and marriage. (USA) Eugene Kimmel resigned the pastorate to become a missionary to teach Sign Language in churches. Thomas Road Baptist Church (Pastor Jerry Falwell) in Lynchburg, Virginia began a Deaf ministry. The National Deaf Mute College was renamed to Gallaudet College in honor of Thomas H. Gallaudet. Abbe de L'Epee, one of the most important people in the history of sign language, created the first social and religious association for deaf people. A big fire in the College Hall caused $25,000 in damages and losses. 1876 – Rochester School for the Deaf opened in Rochester, NY. He said persons born perfect but without speech gave no sign of intelligence. Timeline. 1894 – National Deaf-Mute College became Gallaudet College. The last nationwide study of deafness was conducted by the US Bureau of Census in 1930. She is  believed to be the first solo deaf pilot in the world. 1892 – News! He is widely attributed to for developing the hand count for umpires in baseball. (Deaf Ministry) Bethel Baptist Church Deaf Ministry (Sellersville, PA), Founder: Becky Harris. American Annals of the Deaf begins publication in Hartford at American School for the Deaf. Nov 10, 1771 National Institute for Deaf-Mutes 1885 – Name change to “The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission” 1887 – The first Deaf Sub-Committee is established 24. 1845 – North Carolina Schools (3) for the Deaf opened in Morganton (1845), Wilson (1965), and Greensboro (1975). In 1880, humanitarian Helen Keller was born in Alabama. It was Sicard who brought Laurent Clerc and Jean Massieu to London where they met Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet. New Deaf Kids Network™ (DKN™) Storytime will be available for individuals and schools. Messages and Outbound Caller I.D. Rather than rely on a TTY and telephone to connect an operator, IP Relay utilizes a computer, the Internet and web browser to contact the IP relay operator who calls and voices the conversation between the deaf or hard-of-hearing person and the hearing person. He was a Harvard graduate. The National Deaf Bowling Association was organized. 1873 – George Wallis published; “Language of Touch – a narrative illustrating the instruction of the Blind and Deaf Mute” based on deaf blind woman named Mary Bradley. 2018 – (Religion) Deaf Evangelist John Clark died November 26, 2018. Hebrew law provides that the Deaf have limited rights to property and marriage. 1880 – Helen Keller was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Major life activities include things like speaking, walking, caring for oneself, and performing manual tasks. A History of Deaf Rights, Culture, and Language In the 1850s, deafness was considered to be so unique and such a marker of difference that Congress considers establishing a … (Deaf Church) Deaf Liberty Baptist Church in Overland Park, Kansas, was founded by Deaf Pastor David Hanson a graduate of Gallaudet College and Temple Deaf College in Kansas. 2006 – Technology! 1961 –  Georg von Bekesy won Nobel Prize for inner-ear research. 1875 1966 – (News) The Telecommunications Act is signed by President Bill Clinton. They could not attend Literary Society meetings without a female chaperone. He published conclusions about the education of the deaf in Didascalocophus, also known as the Deaf and Dumb Man’s Tutor which supported the use of fingerspelling and gestures in the education of Deaf people. 1500 – Girolamo Cardano was the first physician to recognize the ability of the Deaf to reason and the first to challenge Aristotle’s belief that hearing was a requirement for understanding. It also specializes in reaching deaf young people in the Atlanta area. 1975 – Religious! Edwin Nies is the first deaf person to earn a Doctor of Dental Sciences. She departed the position in 1900 to marry Henry L. Stafford and died in 1908. It also included state population of the Hearing Impaired, Deaf and Prevocationally Deaf. 1954 – News! The Junior National Association of the Deaf is established for deaf youths. (Theater) Phyllis Frelich won a Tony for her performance in Children of a Lesser God on Broadway. 1854 – News! For more information Contact: SilentWordMinistries.org. John Stanford discovered deaf children in New York City almshouse. (Gallaudet) Football field, “Garlic Field,” was renamed “Hotchkiss Field.”. Knowing Your Disability - The History of Deafness. The next female Editor-in-Chief, was Alice McVan in 1927-1928. The original Hiptop was released in October. He also used his influence to implement the practice of oralism, banning the use of sign language in 1880 at the Milan conference – thus restricting communication for the deaf blind. It would not have been possible without their research and knowledge. History Timeline. Juliette Gordon Low, a late deafened woman founded the Girl Scouts of America in Savannah, Georgia. He founded Christian Mission for the Deaf in 1956, and set out for Liberia, Africa. Anne Sullivan was born in Feeding Hills, Massachusetts on April 14, 1866. 1912 – Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low, a late-deafened woman founded the Girl Scouts of America in Savannah, Georgia. The International Conference attracted more than 5,000 Deaf people from nearly 70 countries. 2014 – The ministry continues to be active. The first School for the Deaf using sign language was founded by Gallaudet and Clerc. Behind the ear hearing aid becomes available. The numbers of deaf children steadily increased, leading to the beginnings of a Deaf community in NSW. 2002 – News! for religious purposes among deaf people to promote understanding of spiritual matters. 1894 – News! Ground was broken for the Volta Bureau building in NW Washington. 1981 – Religious! 1933 – Sports! One of the first known Deaf Interpreted church services in a Baptist Church was provided at Akron Baptist Temple in Akron, Ohio. 1966 – News! 1875 – Chicago Day Schools for the Deaf opened in Chicago, Illinois. The goal of SWMI is to send more Deaf and Hearing missionaries to establish Deaf Churches and Ministries in foreign countries ([email protected]). (Gallaudet) Amos Kendall died. The first president was Robert P. McGregor of Ohio. (Gallaudet) Percival Hall was installed as the president of Gallaudet College. Vernon Miller founded the Efata Deaf Church and also a deaf school in Villa El Salvador, Peru. North Carolina won 51-0. Visit our Website for More Information: SilentWordMinistries.org. 1937 – Ernest Marshall produced a motion picture in Sign Language for deaf audiences. 1947 – News! Sorenson Communications announced sponsorship of professional education courses that allows interpreters to improve their skills while earning college credit. Timeline: History of the Deaf community. The deaf who were not dumb. 1963  â€“ International Congress on Education of Deaf met at Gallaudet College. (Gallaudet) The first Deaf Women’s Conference held in Washington, DC. protestors barricaded the school. 2005 – News! 1957 – News! degree and earned his Master’s degree in 1893. This is recorded in a single passage of the Natural History by Roman author Pliny the Elder. The purpose of Deaf Awareness Month is to increase awareness of deaf awareness and deaf issues worldwide. Our goal is simply to inform the public, those in deaf ministries, and especially the Deaf concerning their Deaf History & Heritage. 1884 – Northern New York School for the Deaf opened in Malone. 1905 – Sports! 1982 – The National Black Deaf Advocates was founded. 1953 – News! 1902 – Diamond Head School for the Deaf opened in Honolulu, Hawaii. Contact: ([email protected]). On March 7, Deaf President Now! Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone. Heather Whitestone, Miss Alabama, became the first deaf woman to be crowned Miss America. 1780 – Charles Green of Boston became one of the earliest deaf Americans to receive formal education overseas in Scotland. The first state association of the Deaf. At this conference, a declaration was made that oral education was better than manual (sign) education. Gallaudet went to the Braidwood Academy for the Deaf and Dumb to learn how to educate the Deaf. 1937 – Edward Miner Gallaudet was born on February 5, 1937. Gallaudet was told he would have to pay a fee to learn methods of teaching Deaf students. 1880was a big year in Deaf History. (Gallaudet) Gallaudet had its first Homecoming football game against Shenandoah College. 2010 – The Silent Word newspaper now has over 50,000 in readerships, reaching worldwide via newspaper and Internet. “And they bring unto him (Jesus) one that was deaf, and had an impediment in his speech… And he took him aside…and put his fingers into his ears, and he spit…touched his tongue…looking up to heaven… saith …Ephphatha …Be opened. (Gallaudet) New gymnasium (Ole Jim) was completed. Provided training at the Boston School for Deaf Mutes, the American Asylum for Deaf-mutes in Hartford, CT, and the Clarke School for the Deaf in Northampton, MA. The first Deaf women’s conference is held in Washington, DC at Gallaudet College. Fred Schreiber became the first executive director of the NAD. He established 31 schools and 2 centers for the Deaf in Africa. Anne Sullivan died in 1936. [Edited by Hannah Coburn a willing servant of the Lord], Credits – References – Resources http://archives.gallaudet.edu/timeline.htmDeaf Heritage by Jack Gannon (NAD)ASL Info – www.aslinfo.com/trivia.cfmNAD Timelines – www.nad.org Deaf Population of the USA (1971) Jerome Schein & Marcus Delk, Jr. (NAD)Sorenson Communicationswikipedia.orgMany Internet Sources, First Printing June 2010Revised February 2013Revised June 2014September 23 2016, Note: SWM has tried to verify and attest the following dates and information to the best of our ability. He also finished fourth in the men’s 200-meter event. The American Athletic Association of the Deaf was established in Akron, Ohio, where the Deaf worked for Firestone and had established a colony. Augustine refers to bodily movements, signs, and gestures, and believed that these modes were capable of transmitting thought and belief. Those born deaf become senseless and incapable of reason 427. 1680 –  George Dalgarno, a Scottish Tutor, taught students to lipread, speak, and fingerspell. 1800 – The 19th Century was known as the Enlightenment Era Philosophers, Locke, Rousseau, and Condillac, debated the nature of language, the origin of language and thought, and signs. funded institution located on the campus of the Rochester Institute of Technology, is the first 1943 – Deafness and the Deaf in the United States by Harry Best published. 1914 – Dr. Harry Best published The Deaf; Their Position in Society and the Provisions for their Education in the U.S. 1914 – Edwin Nies was the first deaf person to earn a Doctor of Dental Sciences. 1869 –  News! 1894 – News! 1972 – Missions! 1979 – The American Association of Deaf and Blind, Inc was formed. (Gallaudet) Students again marched on Gallaudet University, demanding the Board of Trustees rescind its appointment of Dr. Jane Fernandez as I. 1852 – Louisiana State School for the Deaf opened in Baton Rouge. Rhulin Thomas of D.C. became the first deaf aviator to fly coast to coast. 1995 – They reached out into South Africa. 1849 – South Carolina School for the Deaf opened in Spartanburg. ASL and Deaf History Timeline Project Timeline created by oliviabaughan. This video is presented in spoken English and interpreted into American Sign Language. The Americans with Disabilities Act protects the rights of the disabled to education, employment, accessible buildings, and other reasonable accommodations. The paper ceased after its founder, Julius Wiggins, passed away in 2001. 1926 –  Deaf artist Henry Humphrey Moore died. Cabinet For educational institutions For ... History of Deaf Technology (1960-2017) 1845 – Tennessee School for the Deaf opened in Knoxville. Gilbert L. Branagan (deaf) continues to lead the deaf ministry ([email protected]). The match was closely contested, but Gallaudet lost. 1831 (SilentWordMinistries.org). Veditz served as the president of the National Association of the Deaf in 1907. He established the first school of his mission in Ghana. 1985 – Sports! Deaf Baptist Ladies Retreat (DBLR) began in Rochester, NY. The first school to integrate deaf and blind students. 1890 Robert Weitbrecht, a deaf inventor, invents the acoustic coupler which is similar to the Email: ([email protected]). After one year relocated to Eleventh & Market streets. His publication did not attract much attention until it is republished in 1965 with Casterline and Croneberg as Dictionary of ASL on Linguistic Principles. 1823 – Kentucky School for the Deaf opened in Danville. Abbe Charles Michel de l'Epee (1712-1789) establishes the Royal Institution of Deaf and Mutes in Paris. (Gallaudet) Delta Epsilon founded as first Greek Letter Sorority for deaf women. The Columbia Institute for the Deaf is established in Washington, D.C. Now called Gallaudet University, it is still the only liberal arts college for the deaf in the world. 1928 – News!  Laurent Clerc. De Yebra was familiar with the hand alphabet used by monks sworn to vows of silence. Hundreds of deaf ladies across America and some foreign countries attend this annual meeting. 1661 – George Dalgarno (Scotland) published Art of Communication. (Ecuador) Deaf Missionaries Ray and Anita Bradley (BIMI) started serving the Deaf in Ecuador. 1980 – National Association of the Deaf had its first female president, Gertrude Galloway. (Gallaudet) Alto Lowman was the first deaf woman to graduate from Gallaudet College (University). James Denison was the only deaf person to attend. Rev. Socrates mentions the use of signs by the deaf Plato’s Cratylus. – Wyndtell was the first two-way pager marketed to the deaf world. Her teacher, Annie Sullivan, fingerspelled ideas in Helen’s hand. from Columbia Theological Seminary. 1971 – News! History namtobstar 2020-06-18T18:11:06+10:00. 355 BC – “Those born deaf all become senseless and incapable of reason” (Aristotle). DBFA  is a fellowship of Deaf Christians that conducts annual meetings in host churches in America. As I compiled information from many sources I quickly learned to appreciate those who have gone before and made this new Timeline manual possible. 2011 He has established many deaf ministries in the Philippines. He was a graduate from Gallaudet college and Temple Deaf College in Kansas. 1900 – News! 1837 – St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf opened In St. Louis, Missouri. Its purpose is to make sure they have the same opportunities as everyone else to fully participate in public life. 1924 Bush. monks sworn to vows of silence. Missionary Jim Bracelin surrendered to be a missionary to the deaf. 1960 – News! The first electric hearing aid (radio aid) was developed. The Hiptop also featured a speaker which is used for device sounds but not telephone. 1980 – Religious! EM: [email protected]. Thomas Pattison’s school became the NSW Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind. Founding fathers: Archie Stack, Taras Denis, and Andrew Vasnick. tel:  +372 655 2510 Print; Main. This is the first Bible recording about a born deaf person. 1943 – Sports! 1880 – International Congress of Educators of the Deaf met for Milan Conference. 2007 – began a satellite deaf church in Johannesburg with missionary Jimmy Tsoukalas. 2014 – Religion! 1863 – Minnesota School for the Deaf opened in Faribault. (deafladiesretreat.org). Earliest records of Deaf Education occurred in Spain. 1911 –  Arizona School for the Deaf and the Blind opened in Tucson. The Deaf culture is a culture that is centered on sign language and relationships among one another. 1958 – Religious! [email protected]. 62. The Model Secondary School for the Deaf began operation through PL 89-694 enacted in 1966. Bonet supported oralism but used fingerspelling to teach speech and literacy. 1934 – Federal survey of the deaf and hard of hearing began under U.S. Office of Education. Deanne Bray-Kotsur (known as Deanne Bray) portrayed a deaf person on the TV program, “Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye.” The program originally aired on the Pax Channel from October 2002 to May 2005. Jeffery Float also garnered 10 gold medals (unprecedented) in 10 events at the 1977 World Games for the Deaf in Bucharest. (Gallaudet) The OWLS changed their name to Phi Kappa Zeta. If you note any information or data that is incorrect, please advise us, and it will be corrected in the next printing. She delivered the commencement speech. 1986 – Religious! 2005 – Technology! 1972 – National Association of the Deaf (NAD) hosted the first Miss Deaf America Pageant in Miami Beach, FL. In Uncategorized. 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